Annals of Hematology

, Volume 70, Issue 5, pp 277–278 | Cite as

Pyomyositis in sickle cell disease: an unexpected diagnosis

  • W. M. Smid
  • F. Breukelman
  • J. G. Konings
  • S. Daenen
Case Report

Keywords

Public Health Sickle Cell Disease Sickle Cell Cell Disease Pyomyositis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. M. Smid
    • 1
  • F. Breukelman
    • 2
  • J. G. Konings
    • 2
  • S. Daenen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of HematologyUniversity HospitalRB GroningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryUniversity HospitalGroningenThe Netherlands

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